H&R Block

9:44 am
Wed September 25, 2013

Marion Bloch, Wife Of H&R Block Co-Founder, Dies At 83

Marion Bloch, wife of H&R Block co-founder, Henry W. Bloch, died on Tuesday.

Marion Bloch died at home on Tuesday in Mission Hills, Kan. at the age of 83. Bloch was married to Henry W. Bloch, co-founder of the financial services firm, H&R Block, for more than 60 years.

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7:42 am
Tue February 7, 2012

Top Of The Morning News: Tuesday, February 7, 2012

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5:45 pm
Wed May 19, 2010

The Country's Largest Tax Preparer Shrinks

Kansas City, Mo. – Low-income working people tend to qualify for tax refunds, to get their taxes done early and to buy lucrative "refund anticipation loans". Until recently, H&R Block expanded aggressively to grab that business.

But Block's tax preparation work dove 5 percent this year. CEO Russ Smyth says the mounting popularity of tax preparation software cuts into their business, but that double digit unemployment among the working poor cuts deeper.

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